On An Incomplete Survey of Newspapers, Magazines, Periodicals, and Books Being Read by Potential Jurors on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, in Baltimore City Circuit Court, Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Courthouse Jury Duty Waiting Room

@stuffisthings I've been a DC resident and registered voter since 2008 and I have never been summonsed. But then, I've never met Melanne Verveer.

Posted on July 27, 2012 at 3:35 pm 0

On Welcome To The Summer Drinking Season

@SidAndFinancy Yes, yes, a thousand times yes. They serve most, if not all, mixed drinks that way, but the G&T is what keeps me coming back (and crawling out).

Posted on May 27, 2011 at 3:28 pm 0

On The Skorpion Show On Beyonce's New Single 'Girls (Who Run The World)'

Oh my god, Mikhail from 1:32 to 1:42 and from 2:30 to 2:45 almost makes me wish he hadn't started to talk and had continued to telegraph his amusement/disappointment.

Posted on April 19, 2011 at 5:48 pm 2

On NASA Scientists Practically Begging Congress To Cut Their Funding

Posted on November 4, 2010 at 3:06 pm 0

On NASA Scientists Practically Begging Congress To Cut Their Funding

Yeah -- NASA is basically an R&D arm of the military-industrial complex, so I think they'll emerge un-shellacked.

Posted on November 4, 2010 at 3:03 pm 0

On Would You Like To Watch Four Lion Cubs Learn To Swim?

Between this and your delightful post about the trilobite cold case, you are cheering me up immensely, Dave. Keep the science and nature coming! (Until the new Congress outlaws them, that is.)

Posted on November 3, 2010 at 11:31 am 0

On "Session 9"

This remains the scariest movie I've ever seen. The last line, about where Simon lives -- I still get chills when I think about it.

Posted on November 1, 2010 at 1:38 am 0

On Democrats Shouldn't Mention How Remarkably Stupid Their Opponents Are



Posted on October 21, 2010 at 1:15 pm 0

On Knifecrime Island Drunks Living In Paradise

England sounds more and more like Wisconsin.

Posted on September 30, 2010 at 1:39 pm 0

On Similarities Between Auschwitz and Downtown Disputed

It isn't at all relevant to the substance of the current debate, but the tower at Gettysburg presented a significant disruption to the battlefield's historic viewshed, which preservationists have sought to protect from development.

Posted on August 16, 2010 at 12:07 pm 0